April 8, 2016 Out of a pool of more than 1,000 gay and bisexual men, a new UK study found that only 83 — fewer than one in 10 — reported PrEP use, Reuters reports. But 42 percent of those who do use it said they had not skipped a single dose in the previous […]
Juzen-taiho-to, also known as shi quan da bu tang, is one of the most popular herbal formulas in China and Japan and is used in the West by practitioners of traditional Asian medicine. New research suggests the remedy’s immune-boosting effects are due, at least in part, to bacteria that grow on the roots of one of the formula’s component herbs.
About one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. While death rates have gone down since the early 1990s, breast cancer still results in the second most deaths among women of any type of cancer, behind lung cancer. So far in 2016, researchers at NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center and the Tandon School of Engineering have made serious strides in researching the disease.
Twenty New York City high school students – representing bright and promising future scientists and engineers – have been awarded prestigious scholarships to The City University of New York.
Job seekers and would-be entrepreneurs in Sunset Park, Red Hook, and other Southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods now have a new resource: an integrated employment and entrepreneur development center providing access to good-paying jobs and economic opportunities in the city’s technology, creative and manufacturing sectors. Known as The Innovation Lab, a 7,700 square-foot space at Industry City […]
Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Computer Science major Hector Liang fell in love with New York City the first time he visited the city in 2012. Raised in Venezuela by Chinese parents, Liang moved to New York to study at BMCC in 2015. “BMCC attracted me with its Start Here, Go Anywhere motto,” Liang said. But Liang […]
Two members of the Macaulay Honors College program at The City College of New York have been named 2016 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. Paulina R. Librizzi and Ellianna Schwab, both juniors, join a list of talented students in science, engineering and mathematics recognized nationally by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
April 6, 2016 Juzen-taiho-to, also known as shi quan da bu tang, is one of the most popular herbal formulas in China and Japan and is used in the West by practitioners of traditional Asian medicine. New research suggests the remedy’s immune-boosting effects are due, at least in part, to bacteria that grow on the […]
Gay and bisexual men who take a Truvada pill daily to prevent infection with HIV did better than researchers expected at sticking to their medication schedule, according to a new report.
This is shaping up to be quite a successful and exciting year for Professor Victoria Sanford, the chair of the Lehman College Anthropology Department and director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies. She’s recently been awarded her third J. William Fulbright Scholarship and is awaiting the publication of two new books this […]
Getting information about Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) just got a little easier. Now, anyone can Start Here. Access Anywhere with a mobile device. BMCC has a new free mobile app for Android and Apple devices, available through the Apple App Store and through the Google Play Store. BMCC President Antonio Pérez says BMCC […]
If you thought regular cigarettes are unhealthy, wait until you hear what’s inside their counterfeit counterparts.
Since 2012, the Academy’s Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science has awarded research grants to scientists whose work focuses on filling in gaps in knowledge and evidence in the field of nutrition science. By helping to fill out the scientific community’s understanding, these grants aim to drive evidence-based changes to policy and practice impacting public health around the globe.
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce various award-winners for its high-achieving students. Senior Antonios “Andoni” Mourdoukoutas (City College) has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award (NSF). The NSF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math who are pursuing […]
City Tech will host its first ID Matters: Connecting Service, Scholarship, Teaching, and Learning Symposium on April 15 in the Atrium Amphitheater, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. Dr. Stephanie Pfirman, Professor of Environmental Science and Alena Wels Hirschorn ’58 and Martin Hirschorn Professor of Environmental and Applied Sciences, Barnard […]
A study of more than 1,000 gay and bisexual men currently prescribed a daily HIV prevention drug showed high levels of medication adherence.
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a tiny star with a giant, cloudy storm looks like Jupiter’s Big Red Spot, using data from NASA’s Spitzer and Kepler space telescopes. However, this “exo-storm” hasn’t been spied on another gas giant, it’s been spotted in the uppermost layers of a cool, small star.
We might finally be figuring out how an increasingly popular therapy that uses electricity to boost the brain’s functioning has its effects – by pushing up levels of calcium in cells.
Dr. Reginald Blake, a geo-physicist and water resources engineer, with a rich and extensive background in hydro-climatology, satellite and ground-based remote sensing, and physical oceanography, was recently named City Tech’s 2016-2017 Scholar on Campus. City Tech will honor Dr. Blake on Wednesday, April 20, at 5:15 p.m., Atrium 632, 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. The […]
March 24, 2016 Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomed 43 new students to the Out in Two scholarship program during the Spring 2016 induction ceremony on March 22. Combined, the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 cohorts will be the largest number of students in the Out in Two academic program’s 17-year -history. More than […]